State Block: Georgia


Georgia State Block

12″ x 12″

January 2, 1788

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Light Tomato


Dark Blue

Light Pink


Get the fabrics for this week’s blocks in one convenient fat quarter bundle!


Download hand piecing templates here.

  • Print 1 of each hand piecing template. Note that these templates do not include the seam allowances.


Cut the following:

  • 4 Template A from Light Tomato
  • 4 Template A from Coral
  • 4 Template A from Light Pink
  • 1 Template A from Dark Blue
  • 8 Template B from Dark Blue
  • 4 Template C from Light Tomato

Draw a line around the template on the back side of the fabric. This is the sewing line. Leave a 1/4″ around the edges of each shape for seam allowances when cutting.

Corner Units

Sew B pieces to two sides of Coral A. Sew the Y-seam last joining the B pieces last.

Attach C to the corner of the Corner Unit. 

Make 4.

Center Units

Sew a Light Tomato A to a Light Pink A.

Make 4.

Block Assembly:

Arrange the units as shown in the block assembly diagram below. Sew the units together into rows, then sew the rows into a block.

Block measures 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ unfinished.

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Special thanks to Bonnie Browning for use of her book for reference, Vintage Quilt Blocks State by State by Bonnie K. Browning.

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